Prescription Counter

Dengue Vaccination

Private Clinic

Get expert advice from our clinicians. Online booking available.

Full Range of Vaccines

Including Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Hepatitis A & B and more.

Same Day Appointment

For last minute travellers.

Anti-Malarials

Dispensed on-site in clinic in addition to other travel essentials.

About the vaccine

When to get vaccinated: In order to complete the full course in time before you travel, you need to get the first dose at least 3 months before travel.

Course: The course consists of two doses. The second injection is given 3 months after the first.

Boosters: The need for a booster dose has currently not been established.

How it is given: The vaccine consists of an injection usually given in your upper arm.

Side effects: You may experience temporary side effects such injection site pain, headache, myalgia, malaise and fever.

Suitability: 

  • Children aged over 4 years old.
  • Adults below 60 years of age.
  • Women of childbearing potential should avoid pregnancy for at least one month following vaccination.
  • Women who intend to become pregnant should be advised to delay vaccination

Pricing

How it works

1. Book Online

Pick a time and date to book your travel vaccinations or other services on offer.

2. Assessment

Our specially-trained pharmacist will advise you on any vaccinations and antimalarials you should consider.

3. Treatment

You can purchase antimalarials and other travel essentials after consulting with our pharmacists on-site.

FAQ

Contracting Dengue Fever can lead to various effects, including:

  • Flu-like Symptoms: Dengue Fever often begins with sudden high fever, severe headache, joint and muscle pain, and a rash. These symptoms can be debilitating and last for several days.
  • Bleeding Tendencies: Some individuals may experience bleeding tendencies, such as nosebleeds, gum bleeding, or easy bruising, which can be concerning.
  • Severe Complications: In severe cases, Dengue can progress to Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever or Dengue Shock Syndrome, characterized by a sharp drop in platelet count and internal bleeding. These complications can be life-threatening.
  • Hospitalization: Severe cases of Dengue may require hospitalization and intensive medical care.

Raising awareness about Dengue and implementing preventive measures, such as using mosquito repellents, wearing protective clothing, and eliminating mosquito breeding sites, are essential to reduce the risk of contracting the virus and its impact.

We at Prescription Counter offer a Vaccine for the prevention of dengue disease in Children over 4 years old and Adults below 60 years of age.

Adults (under 60 years old) and Children over 4 years of age: It is usually injected into the upper arm.

Regular Course:

  • First injection – now
  • Second injection – 3 month after first injection
  • Women of childbearing potential should avoid pregnancy for at least one month following vaccination.
  • Women who intend to become pregnant should be advised to delay vaccination

The need for a booster dose has not been established.

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